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What's your favorite kershaw?

Discussion in 'Knives' started by DillePickle, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. adnj

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    If you remove the scale, you can take out the torsion bar to eliminate the blade assist. It's an easy, and reversible, fix. If you can't import it, buy one off the exchange. Many Kershaw owners know how to do it and carry their knives de-assisted.

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  2. Moshe ben David

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    Need to post a slight revision. Don't know why I didn't include my Leek... brain freeze! The Leek I now have is one with the SS bead blasted handle and Sandvik 14C28N blade... Shortly to be joined by one of its cousins that sports CF handles and CPM 154 blade!

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
  3. willb00023

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    Right now its a tie between the original version of the zing, link, knockout or dividend
     
  4. Moshe ben David

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    Need to update yet again. I cancelled the order for the Leek with CF handle... been a little too free with the credit card this month! So its on a wish list for some future date once I get myself under control!

    I hate being 'good'. :-(

    Moshe ben David
     
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  5. opichocal

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    Definitely my Kershaw Tremor. Love the hollow grind and size for my XL Banana hands! Paid $25 and huge bang for the buck. Assisted flipper and easy to sharpen


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  6. Adahn

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    I feel your pain ;)

    With family and kids it's not so easy to waste money for something we don't really need.
    But it's easier to get a wishlist for Santa as long as a tolilet paper roll :p
     
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  7. strangebluesman

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    My favorite Kershaw ? Course it is Leek. Have a several of it ) [​IMG]
     
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  8. Ethos
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    I have a craving for a Leek now dammit! Sigh.
     
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    My awesome wife and kids got me this Cryo II this morning for Father's day. [​IMG]

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  10. superpacker

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    Have a beautiful Leek with a Skyline in the mail! Adnj, I've heard the deactivating only works with certain Kershaw and the Leek isn't one of them. Just curious if other have had diff results.
     
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  11. Adahn

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    You mean to de-assist the Leek like making it all manual without a spring inside?

    That's only possible if you know how to drill a detent hole into the hardened blade, so for normal users, no, it's not de-assistable.
    Even if you drill a detent hole it wouldn't flick well, it's just not designed to work without a spring.

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    My try on drilling a detent hole with a diamond coated dremel bit.


    If you want a great manual flipper besides the Skyline I'd recommend the Chill.

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  12. Moshe ben David

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    @superpacker: and @Adahn: +1 on the Kershaw Chill! Beautiful manual flipper. We ought to also recognize the Ontario Rat 1 & 2 as great manual flippers.

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
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  13. Adahn

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    Well yes, but the RAT 1+2 technically are flickers (with thumb studs) ;)
     
  14. Moshe ben David

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    I should learn to engage brain before typing. As anyone who knows the Ontario Rat 1 & 2 will point out, neither are actually 'flippers'. They use a thumb stud. But the action is so smooth as well as being manual that if they were actual flippers they'd be right up there!

    Sorry for the mistake.

    L'chaim!

    Moshe ben David
     
  15. Moshe ben David

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    LOL. I was actually typing in a similar comment just as your comment appeared on my screen... ! See above

    Moshe ben David
     
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